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Javier Fortuna vs Jesus Andres Cuellar report
Who won Fortuna vs Cuellar?
Javier Fortuna beat Jesus Andres Cuellar by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 2nd November 2019 at MGM National Harbor in Maryland.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This contest was a final eliminator for the WBC super featherweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Brian Carlos Castano's and Wale Omotoso's clash.
Fortuna vs Cuellar stats
Javier Fortuna stepped into the ring with a record of 34 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jesus Andres Cuellar made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 22 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Cuellar had a slight advantage in power over Fortuna, with a 76% knock out percentage over Fortuna's 68%.
Javier Fortuna was the younger man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Fortuna had 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Javier Fortuna & Jesus Andres Cuellar fought out of a southpaw stance.
Fortuna was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 9 months later than Cuellar, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 48 more professional rounds, 220 to Cuellar's 172.
Fortuna vs Cuellar form
Javier Fortuna had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Sharif Bogere on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Adrian Granados on 16th June 2018 by unanimous decision at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Robert Easter Jr on 20th January 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had defeated Omar Douglas on 12th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Liacouras Center, Philadelphia.
He had beat Omar Douglas on 12th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania.
Cuellar had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on 21st April 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Abner Mares on 10th December 2016 by split decision in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at USC Galen Center, Los Angeles.
Going into that contest, he had won against Jonathan Oquendo on 5th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had beat Vic Darchinyan on 6th June 2015 by knockout in the 8th round in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.
He had defeated Ruben Tamayo on 20th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBA Interim World Featherweight championship fight at Little Creek Casino Resort, Shelton.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Javier Fortuna had been fighting more than Jesus Andres Cuellar.
Going to this contest, Javier Fortuna had last fought 4 years, 3 months and 19 days ago, while Jesus Andres Cuellar's last outing had been 5 years, 1 month and 7 days ago.
Fortuna's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
Cuellar's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 5 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
What time did Fortuna vs Cuellar start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at MGM National Harbor, Maryland, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Fortuna vs Cuellar?
Fortuna vs Cuellar was broadcast on Fox Sport 1 in the US.
What were the odds on Fortuna vs Cuellar?
Javier Fortuna was a 9/50 (-560) favourite going into the contest, while Jesus Andres Cuellar made his way into the ring at 15/4 (+380) with oddsmakers.
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